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Hayley Wilson, who comes from an agency background, has been appointed Austereo's Web Design & Development Team leader, heavily responsible for the Today and Triple M Networks' new web hub.

1 March 2005

Cathy Jubb is re joining the Ace network - she has been appointed PD of 3TR-FM Gippsland, Cathy has been overseas with her husband for a year touring Europe and returns in April. She was PD of CoastFM/3YB in Warrnambool before the trip

28 February 2005

702 ABC Radio's Simon Marnie is branching out, co-hosting 'Lifestyle Cafe' from Saturday 19 March on Foxtel's The Lifestyle Channel.

27 February 2005

The crew of ABC TV's 'The Chaser' are switching to the stage and will enlist the help of Triple J breakfast duo, Jay and The Doctor, their predecessor, Adam Spencer, plus ABC radio's Kark Kruszelnicki. The 'Cirque du Chaser' live show will form part of next month's The Big Laugh comedy festival.

27 February 2005

Newspaper columnist and former lawyer, Janet Albrechtsen, has been appointed to the ABC Board. Barrister, John Gallagher, has been reappointed for a second term.

25 February 2005

Brett Murray from 2GF/FM 104.7 Grafton has accepted the position of Producer/Announcer at 2DU in Dubbo.

25 February 2005

Paul Barrett is staying at 101 FM in South East Queensland.

25 February 2005

Former MIX101.1 announcer and Melbourne Storm roving
reporter, Andi Lew, is hosting a new lifestyle/magazine style show on Channel Seven called 'Melbourne Woman'.

25 February 2005

Scott Mayman in the US is doing well after his big accident and thanks all those who sent warm wishes to him. He has started up a major seatbelt campaign (still not compulsory in the US).

25 February 2005

As forecast first by radioinfo, Emily Jade O’Keeffe has become DMG's newest recruit for its yet to be launch Nova 1069’s in Brisbane.
Formerly with Hot Tomato on the Gold Coast, she joins two recently signed staff: Jamie Row (1069's first on air presenter) and fellow Brisbanite, Kate Casey, who will be Nova’s Music Director.

24 February 2005

Former 2GB General Manager and Sales' chief, Louise Barrett, has landed a plum role with Kerry Packer's PBL as head of Group Business Development – Media.

24 February 2005

The Prime Minister is expected to announce four new appointments soon to the ABC board. On Monday, the terms of Judith Sloan and Ross McLean expire, while two other positions have been vacant since the resignations of Maurice Newman and John Gallagher.

24 February 2005

Musical chairs at DMG stations, with Sam Thompson moving in from 1 June as General Manager of Nova 100 in Melbourne. Sam will also manage DMG’s new FM station when it launches later this year.

On 1 July, Fiona Cameron will move out and relocate to Sydney as Acting GM at Nova 969 and DMG’s new FM station, covering for Mandi Wicks on maternity leave.

23 February 2005

Ian Campbell is moving to 2EC/Power FM - he is looking forward to it, as his wife has family down there. He'll be looking after local news down there so 94.9 Power FM is looking for a new Program Director.

22 February 2005

2Day FM breakfast co-host, Kyle Sandilands, has been confirmed as the replacement judge for Dicko (Ian Dickson) on 'Australian Idol', joining Marcia Hines and Mark Holden for the third series.

20 February 2005

Jennifer Menchin is back at 2BS/B-Rock (after lasting a whole month out of the industry) hosting a new afternoon talk show - "Talk of the Town" on 2BS. And in further news, she will tie the knot with B-Rock Program Director and Brekky Jock Justin Coombes Pearce on March 8, in the Blue Mountains. Congratulations to them both.

18 February 2005

Ex-i1197 talkback host and 4BC assistant breakfast producer Bruno Bouchet is moving to producer of weekend mornings with Tony Johnson, Madonna King and Donna Lynch.

16 February 2005

Former 4MK FM Mackay breaky jock Rob 'Bear' Kidd has now landed the breaky gig at 5MU Murray Bridge. He's also pulling a morning shift on sister station Power FM. Partner Loretta Johns, news journo for 4MK FM / Hot FM Mackay is now at Win TV in Loxton as a reporter, just 'up the road'

16 February 2005

SAFM's Rod Maldon has replaced Andrew Very on B105's afternoon shift. Very is now full time Music Director.

16 February 2005

After spending three years living in Sydney (where he worked as a stand-up comic and dabbled in radio), Brisbane boy Jamie Row has been employed to talk into a microphone on Nova 106.9.

Row is not the only appointment this week, with Brisbane girl Kate Casey also heading home as Nova 106.9’s Music Director.

16 February 2005

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